By PBN StaffTwitter: @ProvBusNews
Updated 2:30 p.m.
Despite recent signs of an improved economy, one in eight Rhode Island households lacks adequate food, according to the 2015 Status Report on Hunger in Rhode Island from the Rhode Island Community Food Bank.
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The Rhode Island Foundation is launching a statewide Buy Local campaign Nov. 24, four days ahead of Small Business Saturday.
Brown University President Christina H. Paxson has unveiled a draft plan to promote diversity and inclusion.
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Two Rhode Island companies received perfect scores of 100 percent on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and CVS Health Corp.
Bank of America has named the House of Hope Community Development Corp. as a 2015 Neighborhood Builder, awarding it $200,000 in funding.
United Way of Rhode Island is partnering with the Grantmakers Council of Rhode Island in an effort to expand local philanthropy.
The Kent Hospital Auxiliary has reached its $1 million pledge made to the hospital to help support important clinical services and advancements.